Major Nigeria Newspaper Headlines For Today, Tuesday, June 22nd, 2021

Newspaper Headlines

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  1. COVID-19: NCDC Confirms 86 New Cases, One Death

The latest figures by the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC) confirms that Nigeria now has a total of 167,292 COVID-19 cases.

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2. BREAKING: Buhari Appoints New EFCC Secretary, 6 Board Members

President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed George Abang Ekpungu, as the Secretary of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) for a tenure of five years.

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3. Those Waiting For Nigeria To Break Will Be Sorely Disappointed – Osinbajo

The Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, is confident that Nigeria will remain united as a strong nation to the frustration of those waiting to see the country broken into pieces.

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4. You Must Join Politics To Make A Lasting Difference-Osinbajo To Youths

Nigeria’s Vice President, Professor Yemi Osinbajo, has urged Nigerian youths to join politics and reduce social media noise to make a lasting difference in the country.

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5. Lagos Assembly Amends Electoral Law

EKO HOT BLOG reports that the Lagos State House of Assembly has reviewed and amended a portion of the law creating the state’s Independent Electoral Commission (LASIEC).

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6. JAMB Delists Additional Six Centres

The Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board (JAMB) has delisted additional six centres following their poor performance in the conduct of the second day of the 2021 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), EKO HOT BLOG has gathered.

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7. Suspected IPOB Members, Others Arrested Over Attacks In Ebonyi

Some suspected members of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB)/ Eastern Security Network (ESN) have been arrested in connection with the attacks on police stations and offices of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) in Ebonyi State.

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8. Man Robs, Rapes 80-Year-Old Woman In Ondo

EKO HOT BLOG reports that the Ondo State Police Command has confirmed the arrest of a 35-year-old man, Emmanuel Joseph, for allegedly raping an 80-year-old woman, Mrs. Alice Mogbonjubola, on Lotogbe Street, Ondo

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9. Three Jailed In Port Harcourt For Child-Trafficking

Three persons, (including a deceased suspect) have been sentenced to 24 years in prison with hard labour by a Magistrate Court sitting in Port Harcourt, on Monday for stealing and trafficking a two years and four months old baby identified as Etim Gospel George.

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10. Sokoto Man Bags 10-Year Jail Term For Posing As US Army General

Murtala Abdullateef, a scammer posing as a US Army General on Facebook, has been sentenced by Justice Malami Dogondaji of the Sokoto State High Court on Monday to 10 years in a correctional centre.

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11. #TwitterBan: The Gainers & Losers As Nigeria Gradually Slips Into Repression

Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, had said that social media companies wishing to operate in the country must register as a local entity and be licensed by the federal government.

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12. Reflections: An Anthology of thoughts on Nigerian Movie Industry – Pioneers, Creativity & Tenacity by Femi Akintunde-Johnson

On the 15th of June, 2021 at 5pm, the book, “Reflections: An Anthology of thoughts on Nigerian Movie Industry – Pioneers, Creativity & Tenacity” by the veteran journalist, Femi Akintunde-Johnson, fondly called F.A.J. was formally presented to the public.

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13. Nollywood Star, Eniola Badmus, Panics After Receiving Death Threats

Actress, Eniola Badmus has cried out on Instagram after the numerous death threats she has been receiving from a troll, EKO HOT BLOG gathered.

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